More Peter Dinklage Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Threshold)Peter Dinklage is best known for his starring role in the 2003 Sundance Audience Award-winning film The Station Agent, for which he was recognized with a Best Actor nomination in the 2003 Independent Spirit Awards, as well as being named one of the Top 5 Breakout Stars of the year by Entertainment Weekly.
His feature film credits include Elf, Human Nature, Safe Men, Never Again, 13 Moons, Surviving Eden, Living in Oblivion, Find Me Guilty, Lassie, The Little Fugitive and The Baxter," which premiered at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival.
Dinklage is set to star in Mendel's Dwarf, Fellini Black & White, Little Green Men with John Malkovich and the Affair of the Sorcerers franchise.
Dinklage is a graduate of the drama program at Bennington College in Vermont. He has appeared Off Broadway in I Wanna Be Adored, Imperfect Love and Evolution. In 2005, Dinklage was nominated for a Drama League Distinguished Performance Award for his portrayal of Richard III at New York's Public Theater, and he starred in the Charlie Kaufman New Ear radio play Hope Leaves the Theater opposite Meryl Streep and Hope Davis.
Biography #3 (for The Station Agent)Peter Dinklage began his film career in 1994 with Tom DiCillo's LIVING IN OBLIVION. Since then he has appeared in numerous films including Michel Gondry's HUMAN NATURE (by Being John Malkovich scribe Charlie Kaufman) opposite Tim Robbins and Rosie Perez, John Hamburg's SAFE MEN, Julien Temple's BULLET, Eric Schaffer's NEVER AGAIN, and Fisher Steven's JUST A KISS. Upcoming films include Alexander Rockwell's 13 MOONS, opposite Steve Buscemi, and Matthew Bright's TIPTOES, opposite Gary Oldman and Patricia Arquette. Television credits include Third Watch, Oz, As The World Turns, The Street, and The Beat. In the Spring, Dinklage will be filming the Jon Favreau film ELF.
Dinklage has also appeared in many New York theatrical productions including Patrick Breen's Marking, Brandon Cole's Imperfect Love, Jonathan Marc Sherman's Hollywood, and Marc Spitz's I Wanna Be Adored. Dinklage will soon be seen in the Lincoln Center production Toulouse Lautrec.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Peter attended Bennington College in Vermont where he received a BA degree in drama and the Libby Zion Award for Dramatic Excellence. He also attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London and the Welsh School of Music and Drama in Cardiff, Wales.
for "The Station Agent" updated 30-Mar-2003